Scottish racing expert Alan Thomson is on hand to mark your card and give you the best Scottish racing tips for each meeting at Ayr, Hamilton, Kelso, Musselburgh and Perth
RANDY PIKE (2.30) is the best bet on the card at Musselburgh’s midweek fixture.
Tim Easterby’s gelding eased to an impressive 11 lengths success at Market Rasen on Boxing Day, his first start in a handicap, and this longer trip could eke out even more improvement off a very lenient mark.
HEARTASIA (1.00) receives a valuable sex allowance plus the 5lb claim of James Corbett in the opening 2m maiden hurdle.
This dual bumper scorer shaped with promise on her hurdles start over course and distance in mid-November when finishing third to Canny Style. This doesn’t look a strong contest.
At bigger odds, HEY BOB (2.00) should give us a good run for our money at an each-way price.
He showed improved form to score at Southwell last time and remains at the right end of the handicap, with Callum Bewley taking off 3lb.